BalletMet’s Production of “Cinderella” Returns April 8 -10

By Sarah Irvin Clark (Columbus, OH) – BalletMet’s Cinderella is back by popular demand this April at the Ohio Theatre afterit performed to full houses in the 2018-19 season. Under Edwaard Liang’s artistic direction, the family-friendly ballet will follow the iconic servant girl, her missing glass slipper, and many other fan-favoritecharacters as well as feature more than 80 Academy students in the production. “Cinderella is … Continue reading BalletMet’s Production of “Cinderella” Returns April 8 -10

From Skateboarding Hooligan to Principal Dancer: BalletMet’s Jonathan Jordan Reflects on his Lengthy Dance Career and Taking his Final Bow

By Steve Sucato After a 22-year career as a dancer, BalletMet’s Jonathan Jordan will take his final bow with the company on Wednesday, December 22 in Gerard Charles’s The Nutcracker.  Jordan will dance the role of the Cavalier opposite Sugar Plum Fairy, Caitlin Valentine. The Arizona native began his dance journey at age 12 at the Academy Ballet of Tucson and then the Phoenix School … Continue reading From Skateboarding Hooligan to Principal Dancer: BalletMet’s Jonathan Jordan Reflects on his Lengthy Dance Career and Taking his Final Bow

BalletMet’s Return to Live Performance Unlocks Some Killer Works and Performances [REVIEW]

BalletMetUnlockedProgram A – May 16, 2021Program B – May 8, 2021Columbus, OH Reviewed by Steve Sucato BalletMet made its long-awaited return to live performance with Unlocked at the company’s Performance Space located adjacent to their main studio facility in Columbus. In May, the company launched performances of Unlocked’s two hourlong and varied repertory programs for select audiences made up of financial donors and season ticket … Continue reading BalletMet’s Return to Live Performance Unlocks Some Killer Works and Performances [REVIEW]